Japanese manufacturer Toshiba has just launched two new laptops - Qosimo X305-Q706 and X305-Q708, both of which come with two GeForce 9800M GTS cards in SLI configuration, and also an onboard GeForce 9400M for when you do not want so much horsepower to waste the battery.
Only recently, Apple had announced that their new MacBooks could come with two NVIDIA GPUs, but three may be something nobody would have expected in a laptop. We would like to make it clear that we aren't talking about three-way SLI here, but two discrete GPUs and an integrated one. These will also prove to be awesome for GPGPU apps as they can harness three units from this single laptop.
The vice president of product development for Toshiba's US digital products division, Carl Pinto explained that Toshiba "wanted to deliver an extreme-performing gaming machine that gives gamers a complete, non-compromising system in a laptop form factor." He also added that "The combination of the NVIDIA GPUs and chipset allowed us to achieve a high level of performance, quality and flexibility that our customers are asking for, at a competitive starting price."
The Qosimo X305-Q706 is priced at $1,999 US (Rs.95,000) in the US and comes with a 2.2GHz Core 2 Duo P8400 and 4GB of RAM, while the costlier X305-Q708 comes with a quad-core 2.53GHz Core 2 Extreme QX9300 CPU and will make you lighter by $4,199.99 (Rs.1,99,500). The India pricing and availability are not known as yet.
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